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Category: UF/IFAS Research

At start of hurricane season, UF researchers assist Haiti’s agricultural sector address climate-related risks

Sign at new weather station installed by AREA at Bas Boen CRDD in Haiti

Lire la version française de l’histoire. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, June 8, 2018 — As Haiti entered the Atlantic hurricane season last week, University of Florida scientists supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development are stepping up… Read More

La Conférence sur l’Éducation Agricole en Haïti conçue dans une perspective de partage continu

Jene Thomas USAID

Read the English version. Les universitaires qui ont participé à une récente conférence parrainée par l’Université de Floride sur l’éducation agricole en Haïti ont déclaré que le plus important pour eux serait de réutiliser les… Read More

IFAS Global shines spotlight on faculty and staff for international research

IFAS Global award winners with Rose Koenig and Jack Payne

Four UF/IFAS faculty and staff members were honored recently for global research projects stretching from crustaceans in the Caribbean to microbes that recognize no international borders. It was all part of an awards ceremony and… Read More

UF-managed AREA project to host Haiti’s first conference on agricultural teaching

Absalon Pierre teaching professors in Haiti as part of the Faculty Development Academy.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti has long suffered from food insecurity, and a conference May 3-4 will explore one way of ending it: Improved teaching about agriculture. The Innovation in Agricultural Education conference will help professors… Read More

Haiti agricultural officials tour Florida

Haiti to Miami map

  Research officials from Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture and an R&D center crisscrossed the Sunshine State recently to soak up knowledge about the University of Florida’s agricultural research and education centers, Florida agribusinesses, state regulation… Read More

Professionals aim to lower Haiti’s high level of crop losses

Lemane Delva, second from left, and Antonio Antoine, far right, with two attendees.

      Download training materials PETIONVILLE, Haiti — Agricultural experts from across Haiti gathered recently to learn ways to solve one of the country’s most-challenging food supply issues: Crop losses after harvest. The problem… Read More